home bomb shelter

Valuing Home Bowling Alleys & Bomb Shelters (if you have to)

How do Appraisers and Realtors account for a bowling alley in the basement? Or some other unusual feature, like a helicopter landing pad, 10,000 gallon aquarium, basement basketball court, bomb shelter, soundproof music studio, or dozens of other unusual —and therefore hard to estimate — home features? They don’t. Huh?? Self-Cancelling Features If it’s possible,...
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Is a Home Bomb Shelter a Sales Feature?

How About Calling it a “Wine Shelter?” A colleague of mine has an upcoming listing with . . . yup, a bomb shelter, and is wrestling with how — or whether — to market that to prospective Buyers. Just out of curiosity, I did a quick search on MLS to see how many Twin Cities listings...
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